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Unley Park

Overseas arrivals


This topic has been updated with 2016 Census data for all areas. What's this?

260 people who were living in Unley Park in 2016 were born overseas, and 17% arrived in Australia within 5 years prior to 2016.

The Year of Arrival data records when the overseas born population arrived in Australia. The data shows the degree to which areas are 'ports' for new overseas arrivals and reveals the role of Unley Park in housing the overseas-born. The number of recent overseas arrivals in an area is often determined by housing affordability, employment opportunities and pre-existing communities located in the area.

Unley Park's Year of Arrival data, when used with Birthplace, Religion and Language Spoken at Home data, is a good indicator of the likely need for services in migrant communities.

Derived from the Census question:

'In what year did the person first arrive in Australia to live here for one year or more?'

Overseas born population

Overseas arrivals
Unley Park - Overseas born (Usual residence)2016
Year of arrival in AustraliaNumber%City of Unley %
2011 to 9 Aug 20164316.526.8
2006 to 20102911.213.7
2001 to 2005238.86.9
1991 to 2000 (10 year period)2810.87.3
1981 to 1990 (10 year period)197.37.4
1971 to 1980 (10 year period)3814.67.6
1961 to 1970 (10 year period)2810.813.0
Arrived in 1960 or earlier4818.513.7
Not stated41.53.4

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Overseas arrivals, 2016
Overseas arrivals, 2016 Not stated, City of Unley: 3.4% Arrived in 1960 or earlier, City of Unley: 13.7% 1961 to 1970, City of Unley: 13.0% 1971 to 1980, City of Unley: 7.6% 1981 to 1990, City of Unley: 7.4% 1991 to 2000, City of Unley: 7.3% 2001 to 2005, City of Unley: 6.9% 2006 to 2010, City of Unley: 13.7% 2011 to 9 Aug 2016, City of Unley: 26.8% Not stated, Unley Park: 1.5% Arrived in 1960 or earlier, Unley Park: 18.5% 1961 to 1970, Unley Park: 10.8% 1971 to 1980, Unley Park: 14.6% 1981 to 1990, Unley Park: 7.3% 1991 to 2000, Unley Park: 10.8% 2001 to 2005, Unley Park: 8.8% 2006 to 2010, Unley Park: 11.2% 2011 to 9 Aug 2016, Unley Park: 16.5%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the year of arrival for the overseas born population of Unley Park in 2016 compared to City of Unley shows that there was a larger proportion of people who arrived before 2001, and a smaller proportion of recent overseas arrivals (those who arrived between 2011 to 9 Aug 2016).

Overall, 61.9% of the overseas born population arrived before 2001, and 16.5% arrived during or after 2011, compared with 49.0% and 26.8% respectively for City of Unley.

The major differences in year of arrival data in the population between Unley Park and City of Unley are:

  • A larger percentage of arrivals between 1971 and 1980 (14.6% compared to 7.6%)
  • A larger percentage of arrivals between in 1960 or earlier (18.5% compared to 13.7%)
  • A larger percentage of arrivals between 1991 and 2000 (10.8% compared to 7.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of arrivals between 2011 to 9 Aug 2016 (16.5% compared to 26.8%)

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